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Travel Guide To Florida’s Everglades

Here’s a practical guide for where to stay, where to dine and what to see in the Florida Everglades

05/27/2015

Florida Dr. Salomon Melgen is charged in a corruption case along with New Jersey U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez. (Credit: CBS Miami)

Eye Doctor Charged With Sen. Menendez Now Indicted In Florida Fraud Scheme

The Florida doctor charged in a corruption case along with U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) was indicted in his home state Tuesday in a 76-count Medicare fraud scheme.

04/14/2015

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Flags Flown At Half-Staff In New Jersey For Marine Killed In Florida Helicopter Crash

Gov. Chris Christie ordered flags on Monday lowered in memory of Capt. Stanford Henry Shaw III.

03/23/2015

FILE - A UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter. (Photo: MASSOUD HOSSAINI/AFP/GettyImages)

2 Marines From Tri-State Area Among 7 Killed In Florida Helicopter Crash

Two special forces Marines from the Tri-Stata area are among seven who were killed when a Black Hawk helicopter crashed into the waters off Florida during a routine training mission in dense fog.

03/13/2015

NYPD Officer Albert Mammon jumped in to help save a teenage swimmer in Florida. (credit: CBS2)

NYPD Officer On Vacation In Florida Helps Rescue Teen From Water

A New York City police officer was relaxing on a Florida beach last weekend when he suddenly found himself back in action.

02/26/2015

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2 New Jersey Man, Florida Woman Accused In Counterfeit Check Scam

Two northern New Jersey men and a woman from Florida stood accused Wednesday of stealing $700,000 from various banks in several states through a counterfeit check scheme.

02/25/2015

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How To Plan Your Best Spring Break Ever

Consider these five helpful tips to help you plan for an unforgettable spring break vacation.

02/06/2015

The Melbourne Square Mall where a New Jersey chef and restaurant owner was killed. (credit: CBS2)

Man Shot To Death In Florida Mall Identified As NJ Restaurateur

A man shot to death inside a Florida mall this weekend has been identified as a well-known New Jersey chef and restaurant owner.

01/21/2015

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Rob Konrad, Former NFL Fullback, Swims 9 Miles After Falling Off Boat

The U.S. Coast Guard said that Konrad had gone fishing alone Wednesday after being dropped off at a Boca Raton dock. Friends became concerned after he didn’t meet them for dinner.

01/09/2015

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Authorities: Former New York Cop Shot, Killed In Florida

Florida authorities say a police officer was shot and killed in Tarpon Springs early Sunday.

12/21/2014

Members of the Brick City Lions youth football team of Newark. (Credit: CBS2)

Newark Youth Football Team Seeks Donations To Play In National Tournament

As we get ready to celebrate the holidays, there is a championship football team in Newark with one holiday wish.

11/26/2014

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Best US Travel Destinations For You And Your Pet

Here’s a look at five of the best pet-friendly travel destinations in the U.S.

11/07/2014

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie declined to comment on the Return Home New Jersey plan, which will force some disabled New Jerseyans to leave out-of-state facilities. (Credit: CBS 2)

AP: Gubernatorial Elections In Multiple States To Test Christie’s Stumping Power

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will not be on the ballot Tuesday, but he will face the first major test of his national electoral might as voters head to the polls in nearly a dozen competitive governors’ races.

11/03/2014

Boyd Holland, 22, is charged in a shooting that left Eric Brooks, 35, dead in Wyandanch in 2012. (Credit: Suffolk County Police)

Suspect Arrested In Florida In 2012 Wyandanch, Long Island Slaying

A man was returned to Suffolk County arrested in Orlando, Florida Tuesday and charged in a shooting that left a man dead nearly two and a half years ago in Wyandanch.

10/07/2014

Nika the dog was found in Ocala, Florida, two years after she vanished from the home of Giuseppe DiBella of Newburgh. (Credit: CBS 2)

Missing Newburgh, N.Y. Man’s Dog Found All The Way In Florida

An Orange County man had all but given up hope on finding his dog after two years, but believe it or not, the dog was found safe – all the way in Florida.

09/16/2014

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